Case Study 2: Application Architecture : You have been tasked with building a payroll program for a large
organization with offices spread across the United States. The company
has one larger data center that each office connects to via a wide area
network (WAN). Write a 3-page paper in which you:
Explain what type of architecture the new payroll application should use and why.
Identify what types of technology will be involved in the architecture and explain the purpose of each technology.
Create a graphical representation of your recommended architecture.
Identify and describe any potential ethical issues that could arise in connection with the new architecture.
Your assignment must:
typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the
assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title,
and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.
Include charts or diagrams
created in Excel, Visio, MS Project, or a freeware alternative. The
completed diagrams/charts must be imported into the Word document before
the paper is submitted.
The specific Course Learning Outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze and articulate ethical, cultural, and legal issues and their feasibilities among alternative solutions.
Use contemporary CASE tools in process and data modeling.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in systems analysis and development.
clearly and concisely about Systems Analysis and Development topics
using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.